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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1953

Winner
Oscar
Best Picture
Cecil B. DeMille
Best Writing, Motion Picture Story
Fredric M. Frank
Theodore St. John
Frank Cavett
Nominee
Oscar
Best Director
Cecil B. DeMille
Best Costume Design, Color
Edith Head
Dorothy Jeakins
Miles White
Best Film Editing
Anne Bauchens

Golden Globes, USA 1953

Winner
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Director
Cecil B. DeMille
Best Cinematography - Color
George Barnes
J. Peverell Marley

Directors Guild of America, USA 1953

Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Cecil B. DeMille

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1952

Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Director
Cecil B. DeMille
Tied with Charles Chaplin for Limelight (1952) and David Lean for The Sound Barrier (1952).

Photoplay Awards 1953

Winner
Special Award
Cecil B. DeMille
In recognition of the magnificent contributions made to the film industry by this master showman.

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